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tv   Todays TMJ4 News Live at 430  NBC  August 26, 2016 4:30pm-5:00pm CDT

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(vo) we went to hollywood to ask if america's favorites - burgers, tacos andhili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out.
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now at 4:30 - here's a live look at current conditions around the area right now. today's weather is pretty close to perfect with low humidity and temperatures in the 70's. there is a chance of storms tonight...will our outd meteorologist brian niznansky joins us with the answer. we began the day with sunshine but clouds have already started to increase. we'll stay nice and dry this evening, but our next round of thunderstorms is poised to move in early tomorrow morning. just like the past few rounds of storms, the early a.m. storm timing should minimize any severe threat,
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lows tonight will be in the 60s and the humidity will also be on the rise. for the second time this week, severe weather tears through indiana. heavy rains and winds blew through indianapolis this morning... it took down power lines, and triggered power outages. at least one school canceled classes. people living in florida are preparing for the worst-
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storm will form in the atlantic. the national hurricane center says there's a 60-percent chance of a tropical depression or storm will develop by tuesday. the latest predictions are that the system will pass ?south? of the florida mainland. cincinnati is in shock... after 78 people overdosed in just two days this week, on what's believed to have been, a bad batch of heroin. police are asking for the public's help in finding the source of the drug. they believe the same batch is linked to meanwhile, an akron, ohio, man has been charged in connection with 27 drug overdoses in ?five? hours. the staggering number of heroin overdoses is making headlines across the country. and as dianne gallagher reports, the c-d-c now says urgent action is needed. the sound of sirens, a soundtrack to a crisis in middle america as the heroin epidemic appears to be getting more dangerous.(richard henson, cincinnati resident) i am very disturbed about it. it really saddens my heart.28
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county, in one night last week. tuesday, 12 people overdosed in an indiana community. and in the cincinnati ohio area, 36 on wednesday alone. 90 overdoses since just this weekend, leading to a total of five deaths in those areas.(mos) it's everywhere, i mean i pretty much knew. it looked like he overdosed on drugs. authorities believe these particular overdose spikes are due to what they call "bad batches", heroin laced with other substances. in the cincinnati cases, they suspect carfentanil, tranquilizer. authorities are struggling to keep up.(chad ward, cabell county west virginia ems) when you have that many overdoses, like yesterday in such a short period of time, it taxes your resources.last week, the obama administration announced $17 million in funding aimed at prevention and at stopping the supply of opiates.the d.e.a. busted a semi-truck in new york this week with more than $2 million worth of heroin stuffed in its axles.the c.d.c. today calling for urgent public action, releasing a report showing: a sharp increase in sharp increase in opioid-related
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pills; and specifically in ohio and florida, heroin laced with the strong opioid fentanyl; which is what investigators believe killed the singer, prince earlier this year.(joe ciccarell, huntington, west virginia police chief) the substances involved are exactly what addicts are seeking out. it draws like flies to sugar.in washington, dianne gallagher. the numbers here in milwaukee county are also alarming--the medical examiner's office says the county is on track to see 200-percent more related deaths this year than last. authorities in arizona are offering an even bigger reward now to try to stop a serial shooter. the suspect has killed seven people and injured two others since march. all the victims were shot while walking in their neighborhood or in front of their own home in phoenix. a 75-thousand-dollar reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. a virginia t-v station is remembering the lives of a reporter and photographer
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broadcast last year. w-d-b-j had a moment of silence on the air today to mark the one year anniversary of the deaths of alison parker and adam ward. their former co-worker... shot and killed the two journalists then later turned the gun on himself. a georgia police officer risked his life trying to save a man trapped in a car on fire. take a look! the body camera shows a man sticking outside of a window... screaming for help. the officer eventually pulls the man time.the man was one of two people inside the car. the driver of the burning car died from the accident. a 35-year-old co-pilot is behind bars after reportedly showing up to work with a blood alcohol level seven times the legal limit to fly a plane. the man was set to fly out of traverse city, michigan yesterday morning on a charter plane. but, the pilot noticed his partner was acting strangly in the cockpit and
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troopers pull over a mother driving drunk in west virginia. in the backseat was a baby covered in vomit and its own filth. one of the troopers got the baby cleaned up and took care of him until child protective services arrived-- the baby is now with a legal guardian. the driver faces driving under the influence charges with a minor. tonight. a special one-hour edition of "the now milwaukee: the healing in sherman park." that's coming up tonight at 6:30 even though the violence in sherman park has sparked concerns about real estate value.. agents are still optimisic.. and the reason why, will surely put a smile on your face.. that's coming up on our one-hour edition of
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just ahead - the number of zika infections at the summer olympics in rio - next.and, a whole town is homeless after a killer quake in italy. how hope is fading to find more survivors. i know what we can do. what if papa tells us some stories? oh i don't think so... oh come on dad you have great stories, come on. well okay. you kids know how your grandmother and i met? not that one, skip. what?
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more news now....some good news regarding the zika virus. the world health organization reports so far ... there are no confirmed cases of the illness in spectators, athletes or anyone associated with the rio olympics. but
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is possible a few cases may still occur. the desperate search for survivors continues in central italy.that's where the death toll is now at 267 from this week's earthquake. as bill neely reports, that number is still expected to rise. in the rubble it's a race against time as hope fades of finding survivors.rescuers say staying alive under all this is a long shot. on the ground, they call for silence.they listen for signs of life. they hear none. and again.sister marjana lleshi survived and can't believe it. other nuns died. her escape, an iconic image. "i texted my friends to say goodbye forever", she says.but she was rescued. the ground is still shaking - this aftershock bringing down buildings and triggering clouds of dust. another violent aftershock this morning. they are still
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town is homeless."people are now living in tents and depending on food handouts. this is their main camp - it can hold around 300 people. but there are thousands homeless here."there's anger here too- investigators now probing why this school collapsed in spite of a million dollar spend topend to it earthquake proof.the dust rising still..like the death toll, in this shaken town.(on cam)well this morning's aftershock buildings and rattled nerves. tomorrow there will be a state funeral for dozens of the victims. we do know also that at least a dozen tourists were killed, but so far we know no americans among the dead or the injured. back to you. time to take another look outside on this fine friday.... here's a live look from west
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feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come out of this plant in 1923. but today, too many good manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a
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that will save taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos, we need an economy that works for everyone. we began the day with sunshine
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started to increase. we'll stay nice and dry this evening, but our next round of thunderstorms is poised to move in early tomorrow morning. just like the past few rounds of storms, the early a.m. storm timing should minimize any severe threat, but we'll monitor closely. lows tonight will be in the 60s and the humidity will also be on the rise.rain with thunderstorms continue through tomorrow morning. once this
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scattered showers and storms may develop tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night. in other words, the second half of saturday looks better than the first half. highs will be in the upper 70s. sunday now looks like a fantastic summer day. but just like most of our summer, the humidity will be high once again. in fact, it looks like warm, humid, and at times
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much of next week.
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y23emy yvpy more news now....the highest court in france has spoken... and burkini's ?should? be allowed on that country's beaches. the ruling overturns
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two dozen of france's coastal towns and cities. a burkini is a full-length swimsuit that covers the whole body except for the face, hands and feet. it's worn mainly by muslim women. officials say the ban on the outfit was a resonse to growing terror concerns. a bizarre string of events at an airfield in omaha, nebraska. police say a man jumped the security fence, stripped down to his underwear, stole a truck and rammed it into a parked plane. police say the man was acting people were trying to kill him. there were people boarding the plane but none was seriously injured. the man was taken into custody. nasa is another step closer to a mission to mars after this test today:((nats of spashdown test))nasa scientists, conducted a successful splashdown test of its orion (ory;an) spacecraft. they used explosives and a pendulum to fling the 11-foot test capsule
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hopes the orion will carry astronauts into space by 2023. there's no place like home! bruce springsteen and the e- street band returned to the u-s this week after three months in europe--they kicked thgs off in new jersey with a 35-song set that lasted three hours and 52 minutes! that's the boss's longest u-s show eve it's national dog day! there are nearly 78 million dogs in america. according to the "next door" app the most popular dog name in milwaukee is bella, followed by max, lucy, charlie and bailey. a labrador retriever is the most popular dog in america followed by german shepherds. as for the smartest - that
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(vo) we went to hollywood to ask if america's favorites - burgers, tacos and chili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth
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now it's your turn to make the switch. thanks for joining us at 4-30. the news continues with live at five. next, hitting the road to help people get good jobs. the new plan to boost the workforce in milwaukee neighborhoods like sherman park. live at five starts now. right now at five: the demand for more resources in wake of
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governor scott walker today announced millions of dollars in economic investment in the city. pete zervakis reports on how it works. the state hopes to boost milwaukee's workforce by bringing resources right to those looking for jobs two-point-five million.... of four and a half million total in state funding... will be put towards job training and employment programs. the department of workforce development will deploy mobile job centers into areas of need.... performing the same offices. assessment, help with resume building, help people to do job search the job centers will be set up all over the city. we will be using comm centers, nonprofits, faith based facilities, so we're bringing the services right to where the job seekers are vincent lyles... president and ceo of the boys and girls club... thinks the image of lawmakers coming together can
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month's violence in sherman park. sometimes these tragic situations lead people to come together. i think this is a big step in the right direction common council president ashanti hamilton also backed today's announcement. he wants to see the job centers not just in sherman park... but also neighborhoods like garden homes and franklin heights. hopefully we'll be able to use this setup, this infrastructure , to also plug into some other areas of the city says the city has also applied for several federal workforce training grants. in downtown milwaukee, pz, tmj4 two million dollars of the money allocated today will go towards rehab and demolition of abandoned properties the city currently owns. mayor barrett says the violence in sherman park came during a time of great economic development downtown the city hopes to attract new businesses to compliment the future bucks arena and the new northwestern mutual headquarters... mayor barrett
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unrest in the sixties. i saw the disinvestment that occurred in this city after what happened in the 1960s. it was a decades long problem i'm resolved to not allow that disinvetsment to occur again. barrett says he's confident most of the businesses damaged by looting and fires in sherman park will rebuilt. the funeral for the man shot ankilled by milwaukee police took place today. smith was shot and killed by an officer following what police say was a traffic stop and foot chase. his death sparked riots and violence in the sherman park neighborhood. rikki mitchell joins us live from outside the church with more. while our cameras weren't allowed inside the service -- we know dozens of his family and friends attended -- and many members of the faith based community were also here to offer support.

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